Mr Routledge and Miss Robinson

Spring Term 2019

We hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas Holiday!

Our Spring term begins with a new topic: In The Night Sky. We will be looking at and learning about the solar system and living things that come out at night.

In English, we start off the term with a whole school writing project with a new book : The Matchbox Diary. We will continue to build our writing skills and will be working hard to improve our spelling, grammar, punctuation and handwriting.

In Maths, we continue with our number work to develop our knowledge on the 4 basic functions and will strive to learn our 2, 5 and 10 times tables off by-heart.

In Science, our new topic is Everyday Materials. We will be using our scientific knowledge to follow and make our own investigations to help us develop a better understanding of the materials we use and that are around us.

We will have two lessons of PE every week. We are fortunate that we have the fantastic opportunity to be coached in Basketball by a Newcastle Eagles player and have another coach coming in to help us in our Multi-skills this term. Please ensure that your child brings their PE kit in on a Monday for the week ahead.

Thank you for your continued support

The Year 2 Team










Science club continues for year 2 children

Science club has continued for the Year 2 children. This week we made our own sherbet and then played with an exploding volcano. We are having great fun. 2 more sessions to go.

Year 2 science club

Year 2 have been really enjoying science clubs on Tuesdays and Thursdays. So far they have made bath bombs, soaps and cinder toffee.  

Y2KR share a story for World Book Day 2019

Y2KR had an absolutely fantastic World Book Day sharing stories with both nursery and reception classes. The older children brought a selection of their reading books from class to read to the younger children and afterwards read a selection of books and stories...

Year 2 Cookery Club

The Year 2 children have been fantastic during cookery club! They have used lots of cooking skills like mixing, spreading, weighing, cutting and kneading, to list a few. They have also been fantastic at tidying up after themselves and have been superb dish washers!...

Y2LR Basketball with Coach C!

Today Coach C told us that we were going to be playing proper games of Basketball because we had been doing so well in our training. Coach C split us in to teams and we played against each other to score baskets. We worked very hard. We had to think about our foot...

After school reading club off to a flying start.

Year 2’s after school reading club off to a flying start This week, the children have been reading a range of graphic novels including Marvel stories, Star Wars and a range of the Hilda books. Already, the children have a list of books they would like to read next...

Year 2 start Multi skills in PE.

This week both year 2 classes started Multi skills in PE with Coach. This week, the children played lots of games around chasing and catching each other, after a very active and busy warm up. The children were very tired at the end of the coaching session but are...

Christmas Quiz 2018

This morning saw the annual Christmas Quiz take place and as usual it was a closely fought contest.  This year's champion quizzers were Darling house.  Well done to all the children and teachers for their artistic talent, singing skills and of course their totally...

Y2KR shoot hoops with Coach C

Y2KR spent the afternoon practicing their basketball skills with Coach C from the Newcastle Eagles Basketball  team. Great afternoon spent practicing our dribbling skills, passing and catching the ball and shooting. Coach C commented on everyone’s hard work, great...

Pudsey Bear drops in on Y2KR.

The children of Y2KR had a great ‘pyjama’ day raising awareness and vital funds for life changing charities. As an extra special surprise Pudsey Bear dropped in to their Big Writing lesson - as you can see they were super excited. Fantastic day, now just time for...

Y2KR remember and honour Armistice Sunday.

Y2KR remembered and honoured the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in World War One and later conflicts. The children spent the day comparing ‘a typical day in a WW1 trench’ with their own lives. They learnt a poem to...

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